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Where is the Schiess family from?
You can see how Schiess families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schiess family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Schiess families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 14 Schiess families living in New York. This was about 20% of all the recorded Schiess's in the USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Schiess families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schiess surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schiess. 25% of Schiess men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Schiess women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schiess were Butcher and Teacher.